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[**Related: The 1917 Peasant Revolutions by Sarah Badcock, associate professor of history at University of Nottingham, specializing in imperial and revolutionary Russia, and in the history of punishment.]

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While The Great Emperor Tweets: 20 million out of 28 million people in Yemen are at Risk

“The blockade is a war crime being carried out in direct violation of Article 33 of the Geneva Conventions, adopted in the aftermath of World War II, which bars the collective punishment of civilians.” 1,200 more words


Rhode Island Remembers the Irish Famine

A larger-than-life statue of three Irish figures sits on a round stone base, bordered by a walkway that incorporates the donor-bricks and flagstones. The walkway leads to a commemorative wall that narrates the history of the Great Hunger amid Irish immigration.

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Yemen Crisis Threatens Many Thousands

Among the worst atrocities of the past few years is what has happened to Yemen, but because the U.S., UK, and Saudi governments are primarily responsible for that country’s crisis, it hasn’t received adequate attention. 381 more words


Our wasteland

Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer (Luke 5:16; NLT).

I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. 51 more words


Millions of People May Die If Saudi Arabia Doesn't Allow Aid to Enter Yemen Immediately

A humanitarian crisis is rapidly deepening in Yemen, where millions of aid-reliant people have been cut off from assistance since Saudi Arabia closed the country’s ports on Nov. 435 more words

Change your view and the view changes

In thinking about this month’s BeZine theme of Hunger, Poverty and Working-Class Slavery, I was a bit overwhelmed with the scope. Each of these social issues is… 968 more words

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